skeleton staff Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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skeleton staffnoun [S]

uk   us   (also skeleton crew)
C1 the ​smallestnumber of ​peopleneeded for a ​business or ​organization to ​operate: The ​warehouse has a ​skeletonstaff on Sundays.
(Definition of skeleton staff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skeleton staff”
in Chinese (Simplified) (企业或机构运转需要的)最基本的工作人员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (企業或機構運作需要的)最基本人數的工作人員…
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